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CD review MARTY FRIEDMAN "Wall of Sound"

Veröffentlicht am 19. Juli 2017 von Markus W. in Prosthetic Records, Marty Friedman, Instrumental, Heavy Metal, Shred, Rock, Prog Metal, News, CD Review

CD review MARTY FRIEDMAN "Wall of Sound"

(9/10) Marty Friedman is definitely no dark horse when it comes to rock and metal. The guitarist from Washington DC, who lives in Japan since more than a decade, earned some first credits as being part of Cacophony. Together with Jason Becker he was the...

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CD review CHASTAIN "We Bleed Metal"

Veröffentlicht am 31. Oktober 2015 von Markus W. in Power Metal, News, Chastain, Heavy Metal, US Metal, Shred, CD Review, CJSS

CD review CHASTAIN "We Bleed Metal"

(8/10) What a blast in 1984 when I heard the first songs from David T. Chastain. It was the second full-length album he released under the header of Chastain, with Leather Leone taking over the vocal duties. This album was a real highlight at that time,...

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CD review VINNIE MOORE "Aerial Visions"

Veröffentlicht am 22. Oktober 2015 von Markus W. in Vinnie Moore, UFO, Shred, Heavy Metal, Instrumental, Classic Rock, News, CD Review

CD review VINNIE MOORE "Aerial Visions"

(7/10) Vinnie Moore belongs to the golden generation of shred guitarists from the eighties. The first time I heard the sixstringer was on Vicious Rumors' "Soldiers of the Night" which he enriched with is guitar play. But very soon Moore started to release...

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CD review GUS G. "Brand new revolution"

Veröffentlicht am 26. August 2015 von Markus W. in Gus G, Firewind, Hardrock, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, News, CD Review, Ozzy Osbourne, Shred

CD review GUS G. "Brand new revolution"

(8/10) It feels like Gus G. being a guy that can't stand still. It feels like the six-stringer is almost omni-present. Just looking back on the amount bands he was and partly is still active leads to an impressive long list. Firewind is one of those bands,...

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CD review ACT OF DEFIANCE "Birth and the burial"

Veröffentlicht am 23. August 2015 von Markus W. in Act Of Defiance, Megadeth, Heavy Metal, Thrash Metal, Power Metal, Prog Metal, Speed Metal, News, CD Review, Shred

CD review ACT OF DEFIANCE "Birth and the burial"

(8/10) When musicians like Chris Broderick, Henry Derek, Shawn Drover and Matt Bachnand team up to write some music it's pretty obvious what the result will sound like. You expect a mixture of aggressive thrash metal, power metal, spiced-up with some...

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